The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs citing WAN 1 2 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 0.94% 1.82% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 4.88% 9.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £269 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £338 £309
% change year-on-year
- +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £15.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year
-7.89% -11.62%
WAN
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 41 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 16.04% 37.27% 21.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 4
Average daily rate £410 £390 £545
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% -28.44%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 5
Average hourly rate £15.75 £120.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-86.87% +500.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.53 £22.50 £23.50
% change year-on-year
-4.33% -4.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region.

WAN Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region.

WAN Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) NHS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) CCENT
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) User Experience
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) NHS
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) AIX
1 1 (50.00%) Solaris
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 2000
1 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CCENT
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Mitel
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